The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 168 165 199
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Contract jobs citing Adobe 686 602 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.22% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.02% 2.71% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 339 289
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £183 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 25
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.63 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 411 £425 +16.43% 124
South East +15 131 £375 +20.00% 42
East of England +12 49 £288 -14.81% 19
Yorkshire -17 37 £323 +96.94% 24
West Midlands +4 24 £225 -18.18% 14
North West -67 24 £365 +7.35% 20
South West +13 20 £225 +2.27% 9
East Midlands -15 5 £113 -72.80% 11
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 557 (41.75%) HTML
2 478 (35.83%) CSS
3 454 (34.03%) JavaScript
4 411 (30.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 316 (23.69%) User Experience
6 314 (23.54%) Photoshop
7 308 (23.09%) Java
8 281 (21.06%) Marketing
9 263 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
10 213 (15.97%) jQuery
11 212 (15.89%) CMS
12 204 (15.29%) HTML5
13 184 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
14 183 (13.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 182 (13.64%) Analytics
16 179 (13.42%) E-Commerce
17 171 (12.82%) Content Management
18 157 (11.77%) CSS3
19 144 (10.79%) Adobe Analytics
20 143 (10.72%) Degree
21 140 (10.49%) Microsoft
22 131 (9.82%) Oracle
23 130 (9.75%) Finance
24 120 (9.00%) Web Design
25 116 (8.70%) J2EE
26 110 (8.25%) MS Office
27 106 (7.95%) Google
28 104 (7.80%) SQL
29 97 (7.27%) XML
30 94 (7.05%) Mobile App

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 411 (30.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 212 (15.89%) CMS
3 49 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 32 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 29 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 27 (2.02%) Confluence
7 26 (1.95%) Apache
7 26 (1.95%) JBoss
8 22 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.57%) IBM Notes
9 21 (1.57%) Umbraco
10 20 (1.50%) Node.js
11 18 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
12 17 (1.27%) Drupal
12 17 (1.27%) Lync
12 17 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
13 16 (1.20%) WordPress
14 15 (1.12%) NetWeaver
15 14 (1.05%) MS Exchange
16 12 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 314 (23.54%) Photoshop
2 184 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 183 (13.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 110 (8.25%) MS Office
5 75 (5.62%) InDesign
6 70 (5.25%) MS Excel
7 55 (4.12%) Adobe Captivate
8 36 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 36 (2.70%) Acrobat
9 29 (2.17%) MS Visio
10 24 (1.80%) Fireworks
11 21 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
12 20 (1.50%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.75%) 3ds Max
14 8 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.60%) SPSS
15 6 (0.45%) MS Project
16 5 (0.37%) GIMP
16 5 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
17 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (3.07%) Adobe Campaign
2 33 (2.47%) WebTrends
3 12 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.90%) SAP PSCD
4 10 (0.75%) SAP CRM
5 9 (0.67%) SAP MDM
5 9 (0.67%) SAP FI-CA
6 8 (0.60%) Magento
6 8 (0.60%) Tridion
7 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.22%) Radian6
8 3 (0.22%) SAP MII
8 3 (0.22%) Optimost
9 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.15%) Exstream
10 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 144 (10.79%) Adobe Analytics
2 91 (6.82%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.67%) GitHub
5 7 (0.52%) Office 365
6 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.30%) Silverpop
8 3 (0.22%) SaaS
9 2 (0.15%) SmartFocus
9 2 (0.15%) Responsys
10 1 (0.075%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.075%) eCircle
10 1 (0.075%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.075%) Heroku
10 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.82%) Internet
2 23 (1.72%) HTTP
3 18 (1.35%) Intranet
4 14 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 11 (0.82%) VPN
7 10 (0.75%) DNS
7 10 (0.75%) DHCP
8 9 (0.67%) SMS
8 9 (0.67%) WebEx
9 8 (0.60%) LAN
9 8 (0.60%) Firewall
10 7 (0.52%) LDAP
10 7 (0.52%) WAN
10 7 (0.52%) SSL
11 5 (0.37%) SCCP
11 5 (0.37%) H.323
11 5 (0.37%) Wireless
11 5 (0.37%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.37%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.62%) MongoDB
2 31 (2.32%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 23 (1.72%) MySQL
5 21 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (1.27%) Redis
9 16 (1.20%) CouchDB
10 15 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.52%) Jackrabbit
15 6 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.37%) SQLite
16 5 (0.37%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 84 (6.30%) Axure RP
2 55 (4.12%) JIRA
3 53 (3.97%) Dreamweaver
4 46 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 42 (3.15%) Subversion
6 40 (3.00%) Maven
7 32 (2.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 22 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 20 (1.50%) Mockito
10 16 (1.20%) Selenium
11 14 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.97%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.82%) JUnit
14 10 (0.75%) Grunt
15 9 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.52%) Firebug
16 7 (0.52%) Fiddler
16 7 (0.52%) ClearCase
16 7 (0.52%) Hudson
General
1 281 (21.06%) Marketing
2 130 (9.75%) Finance
3 82 (6.15%) Retail
4 60 (4.50%) Banking
5 47 (3.52%) Publishing
6 45 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.77%) Advertising
8 34 (2.55%) Legal
9 18 (1.35%) Games
9 18 (1.35%) Multimedia
10 15 (1.12%) Billing
11 14 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.90%) Interactive Media
13 10 (0.75%) Arabic Language
14 7 (0.52%) Automotive
14 7 (0.52%) Electronics
15 6 (0.45%) Law
15 6 (0.45%) Local Government
15 6 (0.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 479 (35.91%) Developer
2 288 (21.59%) Designer
3 128 (9.60%) Analyst
4 108 (8.10%) Architect
5 91 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
6 72 (5.40%) Consultant
6 72 (5.40%) Java Developer
7 71 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 61 (4.57%) UX Designer
9 56 (4.20%) Web Designer
10 49 (3.67%) UI Designer
11 44 (3.30%) Senior Designer
11 44 (3.30%) UI Developer
12 43 (3.22%) UI Programmer
13 39 (2.92%) Senior Developer
14 38 (2.85%) Graphic Designer
15 36 (2.70%) Junior
16 34 (2.55%) Web Analyst
17 33 (2.47%) Digital Designer
18 30 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (41.75%) HTML
2 478 (35.83%) CSS
3 213 (15.97%) jQuery
4 204 (15.29%) HTML5
5 157 (11.77%) CSS3
6 116 (8.70%) J2EE
7 97 (7.27%) XML
8 87 (6.52%) AngularJS
9 70 (5.25%) Flash
10 62 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 61 (4.57%) .NET
12 59 (4.42%) Web Services
13 55 (4.12%) Ajax
14 52 (3.90%) JSP
15 47 (3.52%) XHTML
16 45 (3.37%) Sass
17 44 (3.30%) JSON
18 38 (2.85%) Spring
18 38 (2.85%) ASP.NET
19 36 (2.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 316 (23.69%) User Experience
2 94 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 82 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (5.55%) Graphic Design
5 49 (3.67%) E-Learning
6 44 (3.30%) Social Media
7 36 (2.70%) W3C
8 34 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 31 (2.32%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.35%) iPad
12 17 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.27%) Copywriting
13 16 (1.20%) Video Editing
14 13 (0.97%) RIA
15 12 (0.90%) Photography
15 12 (0.90%) BYOD
16 11 (0.82%) iPhone
17 10 (0.75%) Blackberry
17 10 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.67%) Windows
2 41 (3.07%) Android
3 39 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 31 (2.32%) Linux
5 20 (1.50%) Mac OS X
5 20 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.20%) UNIX
7 12 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.22%) VMS
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.075%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (13.64%) Analytics
3 179 (13.42%) E-Commerce
4 171 (12.82%) Content Management
5 120 (9.00%) Web Design
6 92 (6.90%) Scrum
6 92 (6.90%) Web Analytics
7 89 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 82 (6.15%) Project Management
9 77 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 75 (5.62%) SEO
11 62 (4.65%) ITIL
12 58 (4.35%) TDD
13 57 (4.27%) Information Architecture
14 52 (3.90%) OO
15 51 (3.82%) CRM
15 51 (3.82%) Enterprise Architecture
16 50 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (3.75%) Web Development
16 50 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 454 (34.03%) JavaScript
2 308 (23.09%) Java
3 104 (7.80%) SQL
4 32 (2.40%) C#
5 29 (2.17%) PHP
6 21 (1.57%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.20%) VBScript
7 16 (1.20%) Python
8 15 (1.12%) Objective-C
9 14 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 11 (0.82%) ABAP
10 11 (0.82%) Perl
11 10 (0.75%) ActionScript
12 9 (0.67%) Ruby
13 7 (0.52%) R
14 6 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.37%) VBA
15 5 (0.37%) C
15 5 (0.37%) PHP5
15 5 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 143 (10.72%) Degree
2 15 (1.12%) MCP
3 14 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.75%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.45%) HND
5 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.30%) ACTC
7 4 (0.30%) MCSE
8 3 (0.22%) ISEB
8 3 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.22%) SAP Certification
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.15%) MOS
9 2 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.87%) QA
2 9 (0.67%) SLA
3 6 (0.45%) WCAG
4 2 (0.15%) WAI
5 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.60%) Varnish
4 7 (0.52%) vSphere
5 6 (0.45%) XenApp
6 5 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.30%) vCloud
8 3 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.15%) XenServer
9 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.075%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (1.42%) SCCM
2 10 (0.75%) Casper Suite
3 9 (0.67%) Netcool
4 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.30%) Puppet
5 4 (0.30%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.22%) Kibana
6 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.15%) WMI
7 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.15%) Ansible
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.075%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.075%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.075%) DameWare
8 1 (0.075%) OpenView
Vendors
1 140 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.82%) Oracle
3 106 (7.95%) Google
4 48 (3.60%) Omniture
5 44 (3.30%) SAP
6 42 (3.15%) Citrix
7 40 (3.00%) IBM
8 38 (2.85%) Apple
9 34 (2.55%) Sitecore
10 31 (2.32%) hybris
11 27 (2.02%) Remedy
12 24 (1.80%) Cisco
13 22 (1.65%) Symantec
14 21 (1.57%) Lotus
15 18 (1.35%) FatWire
15 18 (1.35%) Tableau
16 17 (1.27%) VMware
16 17 (1.27%) McAfee
17 15 (1.12%) TIBCO
17 15 (1.12%) Atlassian
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